Healthy Gatherings Covenant
WE WILL BE GRACIOUS
We covenant to be patient, gracious, and forgiving with each other
amidst the unique challenges we face when gathering
in-person during the COVID-19 pandemic.
WE WILL STAY HOME IF SICK OR EXPOSED
We covenant not to attend any activities at the church if we are sick,
experiencing symptoms of illness,
or have been exposed to someone who is sick.
If we get sick soon after one of our gatherings,
we will alert church leader(s) to the possibility we have exposed others.
If our age or health condition makes us vulnerable to the virus,
we will stay home.
WE WILL KEEP A HEALTHY DISTANCE
We covenant to remain at least 6 feet apart from people
who are not part of our household or pod.
We will follow the designated entrance and exit doors of the facility.
We covenant to find creative ways to greet each other warmly
rather than hugging or shaking hands.
WE WILL WEAR MASKS
We covenant to wear masks or face coverings
while on the church campus.
WE WILL WASH OUR HANDS
We covenant to wash/disinfect our hands immediately
upon entering the church.
WE WILL LIMIT THE SIZE OF OUR GATHERINGS
We covenant to follow guidelines limiting the size of our group
to the maximum occupancy of room being used.
Bathroom usage limited to one person at a time.
WE WILL LIMIT THE LENGTH OF OUR GATHERINGS
We covenant to limit the length of our gatherings
according to current safety guidelines.
WE WILL LIMIT THE SHARING OF FOOD AND DRINK
We covenant to share food and drink that is prepackaged.
We will sit six feet apart.
WE WILL TAKE ATTENDANCE
We covenant to take attendance at each gathering
for the purpose of tracing an outbreak of illness.
WE WILL CLEAN UP AFTER OURSELVES
We covenant to follow guidelines for cleaning/sanitizing the meeting space
after our group completes its gathering.
WE WILL PRAY
We covenant to pray for ALL those affected by COVID-19 and
to pray to Bear Fruit for God’s Kingdom by loving our neighbors as ourselves.
Grace & Peace,